By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst (CNN) — Osama bin Laden must be sitting in his comfortably appointed hideaway somewhere in northwest Pakistan watching the events in the Middle East unfold with a mixture of glee and despair. Glee, because overthrowing the dictatorships and monarchies of the Middle East Continue Reading
Great commentary by Bruce Riedel. “As the Arab world undergoes the most profound changes it has seen in over a half century, and the first-ever democratic revolutions in its history, al Qaeda has been caught off guard like everyone else. Now it is trying to regain its footing by looking Continue Reading
FYI, here’s the link to the 2011 Threat Assessment by the Director of National Intelligence.